Raman Singh promises more power to Anti Corruption Bureau
Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said in the Chhattisgarh Assembly that his government will continue its fight against corruption.
Raipur: Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said in the Chhattisgarh Assembly that his government will continue its fight against corruption.
Speaking on the motion of thanks on the Governor Balramji Das Tandon's address in the state Assembly, Singh said, "We will continue our fight against corruption. For this, the state government has brought more transparency in the complete system. Whether it is recruitment process or Public Distribution System or tendering process or all the payment processes, all of these have been made online," he said.
Mentioning the issue of corruption in Chhattisgarh Civil Supplies Corporation and recent raids conducted by ACB, the CM pointed out that both Civil Supplies Corporation and Anti Corruption Bureau are part of the state government.
To implement zero tolerance policy on corruption, ACB had been given a new team with substantial powers, he said, adding that it will be further strengthened and given more autonomy.
"The ACB recently conducted two big and successful raids and we should collectively increase the morale of this new team so that it can effectively carry out the fight against corruption," he added.
Singh also said that his government had launched a major campaign to solve the drinking water problem in Bastar region.
Borewells were being dug in around 4,000 villages through 40 rig machines, he said.
Under Chhattisgarh Youth Information Technology Revolution Scheme, laptops and computer tablets will be distributed to final year students from?March 16 onwards, he said.